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The Price of Half-freedom: Manuel de Gerrit de Reus; Enslaved, Condemned, Pardoned & Freed

Shirley Fiterman Art Center 81 Barclay St., NY

  The Price of Half-Freedom is the story of the first free Black residents in what was to become New York and the events that led to their emancipation: a murder, a trial, and a failed execution. This story exemplifies the kind of Black solidarity and Black resistance worthy of our memorialization. The Price of…